If you feel that the world of Fair Trade has its very own language – don’t fret! We’ll keep you in the know!

With this glossary we’ll guide you through the common technical terms used by FLOCERT, Fairtrade International and the World Fair Trade Organisation (WFTO).

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Single Plantation

The Hired Labour Standard differentiates Single Plantations from Multi Estate organisations. A Single Plantation has one or several production sites producing the same product and all HR decision are made at a central level and all files (contracts, health records, pay roll incl. overtime records) are kept centrally.